Split

Split is the second largest city in Croatia and the capital of the Dalmatia region. This city boasts one of the bestpreserved Roman palaces in the world, inscribed on UNESCO heritage list since 1979. Diocletian’s Palace makes the core of the Old Town and a symbol of modern-day Split, incorporating an eclectic combination of Roman temples, Gothic palaces and modern Mediterranean-style stone houses.
Don’t miss Riva, Split’s palm tree-lined promenade, the panoramic view from Marjan Hill or a the opportunity to wander the cobbled streets of the Old Town, infused with history

Split At A Glance

Population of Dubrovnik 178,192

What to See in Split Roam the winding streets of Diocletian’s Palace, walk to the top of Marjan Hill for stunning panoramic views, shop at the local green market, cycle tours, Game of Thrones tour

Towns or islands to visit near Split The historic, walled city of Trogir, Hvar, Vis, Brac, Krka National Park, Sibenik

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Cruises from Split

Highlights in Split

  • Discover the Old Town of Split

    Split is the second largest city in Croatia and the capital of the Dalmatia region. This fascinating city boasts one of the best preserved Roman palaces in the world, inscribed on UNESCO heritage list since 1979. Diocletian’s Palace makes up the core of the Old Town and a symbol of modern-day Split, incorporating an eclectic combination of Roman temples, Gothic palaces and modern Mediterranean-style stone houses.
    Don’t miss the Riva, Split’s palm tree-lined promenade, or the opportunity to wander the cobbled streets of the Old Town, infused with history.

  • Climb to the hill of Marjan Prak

    Explore the beautiful hill of Marjan either by foot or by renting a bicycle at the gate. Ensure you climb to Marjan’s view point for a stunning panoramic view of Split’s Old Town and Riva. If you are in Split during the summer, explore “Kasuni”and all other beautiful beaches in the Marjan area.

  • Day trip to the old fortress of Klis

    Built in 3rd century BC, Klis fortress has a long history filled with Croatian kings and the protection of the valuable area. Climb to the fortress to take some wonderful photos of the ruins and enjoy a breathtaking view of Split. If you are a Game of Thrones fan you’ll be able to visit places where the series was filmed. Don’t forget to take a picture with the dragon statue in the fortress.

  • Day trip to the UNESCO town of Trogir

    Trogir is a medieval town situated on a small island connected to the mainland by a bridge. Walk the streets of Trogir, admiring the preserved Kamerlengo castle and tower and a series of dwellings and palaces from the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods. Connected with Trogir via the bridge is the wonderful Čiovo island, definitely worth a visit.

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Restaurants in Split

  • Restaurant Bokamorra

    You might be wondering why we mention a pizza restaurant in this section. Well this particular restaurant is really recommended and unique. Bokamorra uses high quality, local ingredients to create classics and fantastic new combinations. Don’t miss this one!

  • Ma: Toni

    A modern take on Dalmatian and Mediterranean cuisine with a funky soul. The setting of tables in and around the wine cellar with old exposed walls and metal bars, is atmospheric, and service is actually attentive.

  • Restaurant Bokeria

    Bokeria is located on a prominent street corner is Split on a large plot that used to be a hardware store. Its street – side seating, large windows, dark wood interior and retro styling give it a cool, hipster vibe. Food is delicious and progressive.

  • Restaurant Portofino

    An extensive wine list and five – star service have fast – tracked Portofino to one pf the top spots in Split’s restaurant scene. Lovely outdoor courtyard.

Hotels in Split and the surrounding islands